U.S. National Standards
N.NCSS. National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies (NCSS)
NCSS.2. TIME, CONTINUITY, AND CHANGE
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF THE PAST AND ITS LEGACY.
2.1. KNOWLEDGE - Learners will understand:
2.1.6. The origins and influences of social, cultural, political, and economic systems.
NCSS.3. PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ENVIRONMENTS
SOCIAL STUDIES PROGRAMS SHOULD INCLUDE EXPERIENCES THAT PROVIDE FOR THE STUDY OF PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ENVIRONMENTS.
3.1. KNOWLEDGE - Learners will understand:
3.1.2. Concerts such as: location, region, place, and migration, as well as human and physical systems.
3.1.5. The concept of regions identifies links between people in different locations according to specific criteria (e.g., physical, economic, social, cultural, or religious).
3.1.6. Patterns of demographic and political change, and cultural diffusion in the past and present (e.g., changing national boundaries, migration, and settlement, and the diffusion of and changes in customs and ideas).
3.2. PROCESSES - Learners will be able to:
3.2.1. Ask and find answers to geographic questions related to regions, nations, and the world in the past and present.
N.NSCG. National Standards for Civics and Government (NSCG)
II.C. What are the foundations of the American political system? What is American political culture?
II.C.2. The character of American political conflict. Students should be able to describe the character of American political conflict and explain factors that usually prevent violence or that lower its intensity. To achieve this standard, students should be able to
II.C.2.1. Describe political conflict in the United States both historically and at present, such as conflict about
II.C.2.1.g. Engaging in wars
II.D. What are the foundations of the American political system? What values and principles are basic to American constitutional democracy?
II.D.1. Fundamental values and principles. Students should be able to explain the meaning and importance of the fundamental values and principles of American constitutional democracy. To achieve this standard, students should be able to
II.D.1.1. Identify fundamental values and principles as expressed in
II.D.1.1.c. Individual and group actions that embody fundamental values and principles, e.g., suffrage and civil rights movements
N.NCHS. National Center for History in Schools (NCHS)
NCHS.USH. United States History Content Standards
USH.5. Era 5: Civil War and Reconstruction (1850-1877)
USH.5.2. The course and character of the Civil War and its effects on the American people.
USH.5.2A. The student understands how the resources of the Union and Confederacy affected the course of the war.
USH.5.2B. The student understands the social experience of the war on the battlefield and homefront.